Emergency Response / Safety Tech

June 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Position Summary:

Proterra, Inc. is looking to hire a Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Technician. This position will serve as a member of the Proterra Powered 1 Greer Battery Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) team and will report to the site HSE Manager.

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision of the site HSE Manager, the HSE Technician will:

  • Assist with the planning, coordination and implementation of health & safety programs, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with all HSE regulations (OSHA, RCRA, DOT, EPA, etc.).
  • Encourages and enforces a safety culture within the company by providing a strong facility presence.
  • Conducts safety training including the following: new employee orientation and specific occupational health and safety topic training to individuals and groups.
  • Inspects and maintains safety equipment, including fire extinguishers, safety eye wash stations, first aid kits, and AED's.
  • Assist with maintaining the facility-wide, web based, chemical inventory list and Safety Data sheets.
  • Assists with hazardous, biohazard and non-regulated waste management, including proper handling, labeling and storage.
  • Conducts internal HSE audits.
  • Assists / supports the facilities team as needed / directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for maintaining all firefighting tools, equipment to include turnout gear, SCBA's and hotel pack hoses.
  • Ability to perform Fire Brigade duties to include evacuating lithium-ion battery packs, lay and connect hose; hold nozzles and direct water streams; and communicate and coordinate with local fire department.
  • Responsible for documentation of all fire brigade/hazmat team responses.
  • Support EHS activities to include, emergency action plan, new hire orientation, bloodborne pathogens, hot works, lockout tagout and others as assigned.
  • Inspect working conditions to ensure all activities are compliant with safety guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

    Training and Education:

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 5 years HSE experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • -or-

  • Bachelor's degree in a safety related discipline (i.e., HSE, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health or physical science) with 2 years of HSE experience.
  • Minimum of 2 to 5 years (depending on corresponding education level defined above) performing OSHA HSE duties in a Manufacturing environment.
  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification preferred.
  • Experience:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience using Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test.
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.Principles, practices and procedures of modern firefighting and emergency rescue.

  • Operation of fire apparatus, equipment, tools, devices, facilities and their proper use.
  • Emergency medical assistance and CPR techniques.
  • Basic techniques for handling hazardous materials.
  • Preferred:

  • NFPA 1001 Level 1 and 2, NFPA 1081 (Auxiliary Firefighters),
  • NIMS ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, or Fire Officer II,
  • Associate' or Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Management or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years in in a related emergency response field.
  • Extensive knowledge of appropriate emergency protocols and procedures.
  • Work Environment :

    Works on site in Manufacturing environment

    Approximately 75% of time in operation and 25% of time in office

    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

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